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Re: When did a file last change?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-07-27 04:24:04 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>>Now, if we change "svn st -u" to print the info that's current in the
>>repository, the second result might change to:
>> _ * 2711 2767 jimb CHANGES
>>It's not enough to print the "current" last-changed rev number, you
>>have to print the author, too. Now that you've gone that far, it
>>strikes me that the asterisk in the second column is extraneous -- you
>>_already_ know your working copy is not up-to-date, because the
>>last-changed revision is greater than the wc revision.
>Oh c'mon, Brane. You want to look down a list of 20 items, and
>*manually* notice exactly which ones have CR's greater than the
>working rev? That's absurd. There's no way I want to think that
>The whole point of the asterisk is to quickly scan down the column and
>just instantly *know* what the next update will do, without doing
>calculations. In particular, you can instantly predict conflicts by
>looking for "M *" on the same line.

Well, then let's make the * part of the first column, which then becomes:


Or, in regex-speak, /^[_!?ACDM][_!ACDM ][L ][+ ][* ]/.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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